Bracelet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K. 1604-15, wrist of body C

Dimensions

Width (max.) x diameter (max.): 1.3 x 5.4 cm (1/2 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1724a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Three of electrum and fragments of a fourth (d); (d) was restored.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 1604, wrist of body C. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition